East Tennessee State University. School of Applied Science and Technology
The School of Applied Science and Technology was established ni 1979 and functioned as an academic administrative unit at ETSU until its name was changed in 1993 to the College of Applied Science and Technology. The Unit was headed by a dean. The first dean of the school was W. Rollin Williams, III (1979-1984), followed by James A. Hales (1984-1993). Hales served as the first dean of the College of Applied Science and Technology from 1993 until 2000. Carroll Hyder served as interim dean of the college from 2000 until the college was dissolved on July 1, 2003 for budgetary reasons. At that time, the Departments of Computer and Information Systems, Technology, Military Science, and Applied Human Sciences were transferred to the newly restructured College of Business and Technology. Geology was incorporated into the Department of Physics and Astronomy.